*Quality Control Technician II

Branchburg, NJ, United States
Nov 16, 2020
Quality, Quality Control
Required Education
Associate Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

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Quality Control Technician II

What Your New Manager Wants You To Know

I am looking for an experienced Quality Control Technician II who will be responsible for, but not limited to, performing inspections following procedures, specifications and applicable standards and regulations. Provide technical support to cross-functional teams as needed, identifies potential discrepancies and nonconformance and alert management. Perform porcine and human tissue receipt, and inspection, in-process inspections i.e. e-beam), and perform product discard as per procedures in an electronic data system. Ensure proper equipment functionality and appropriate levels of supplies.

Supports and partners with cross-functional teams to resolve any issues or non-conformance encountered. Assists in documentation updates and related change controls activities as needed. Perform applicable actions for Nonconformance Reports (NCRs), Supplier Issues (SIs), Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), etc.

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You Will

  • Following procedures, work instructions and specifications performs receipt and inspection of human donated and/or porcine tissue to confirm acceptability for use in Production
  • Input data into computer systems and prepare related documentation. Ensure proper storage, handling and labelling of tissue to reflect status.
  • Perform work in a cleanroom as needed.
  • Notify Management of any non-conformances and participate in any related investigations
  • Attend and complete training required for task performance.
  • Perform visual inspection of in-process of packaged product as in e-beam to ensure compliance with procedures.
  • Complete and maintain all related documentation in accordance with good documentation practices.
  • Notify Management of any non-conformances and participate in any related investigations.
  • Perform discard activities for expired, nonconforming or disqualified materials. Prepare and file all relevant documentation.
  • Active member in other cross-functional collaborative efforts and attends huddles, team meetings, and project meetings.
  • Maintains 5S and ensures inspection areas remain as a safe and pleasant working environment. Ensure appropriate levels of inspection supplies and proper function of equipment.
  • Perform administrative tasks for timekeeping, activity reporting, development and team support as directed by management


You Bring

Education and Experience
  • Associates or bachelor's degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of experience in a GMP environment performing Quality Inspection related duties as listed in Key Duties & Responsibilities or related activities.
  • Ability to carry and lift boxes weighing 50-100lbs with assistance/team lift.
  • Ability to work varied schedule with some potential weekend, early morning or late evening hours, if needed.
  • Majority of work performed in a warehouse or manufacturing setting. Must be willing to work with potentially biohazardous materials, including cadaveric tissue
  • Ability to walk, lift, bend, climb, squat, stoop, stretch, stand, and sit for long periods of time.
  • Must be willing to work with potentially biohazardous materials.
  • AATB certification preferred.

Essential Skills, Experience, and Competencies (includes Licenses, Credentials)
  • Advanced computer skills - high knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and working in a regulated industry; familiarity with AATB, ISO, FDA, and/or USP regulations guidelines.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, such as Oracle or SAP.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Quality Control inspection techniques. Basic knowledge of statistical techniques and quality tools
  • Strong organizational abilities and problem-solving skills
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Ability to work and communicate (soft skills) with others in a professional and effective manner to build strong customer relationships.
  • Ability to handle a wide variety of tasks under critical time constraints

Job Type


Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.